2016 application cycle start dates: January-Loan Repayment Program, March-Scholarship Program, August-Students to Service


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Loan Repayment

The Students to Service application opens in August. Medical students in their final year of school can get up to $120,000 in loan repayment for a three-year service commitment at an NHSC site.

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The 2016 application is now closed.

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NHSC Sites

The 2016 application cycle is now closed. Clinical practice sites can recruit and retain providers who care about underserved communities by becoming an NHSC-approved site.

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New! Please review the NHSC Behavioral Health Program Notification & Comprehensive Behavioral Health Services Checklist (PDF - 1.2 MB)


Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell today announced more than $240 million - including about $176 million in Affordable Care Act funding - to support the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and NURSE Corps scholarship and loan repayment programs to increase access to primary health care in the communities that need it most.